These are the descendants 1 of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,
This, then, is the family line of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,
Now these are the generations of Perez: to Perez was born Hezron,
This is their family line beginning with their ancestor Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron.
This is the family tree of Perez: Perez had Hezron,
Now these are the generations of Perez: Perez became the father of Hezron;
Now these are the descendants of Perez: Perez became the father of Hezron,
Now this is the genealogy of Perez: Perez begot Hezron;
Now these [are] the generations
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are the descendants
was the father
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1 tn Or “generations” (so KJV, NASB); NIV, NLT “family line.”
sn The concluding genealogy demonstrates that the prayers of blessing made earlier were fulfilled. Boaz’s line did become like the line of Perez, and both Boaz and Obed became famous. God’s blessing upon Ruth and Boaz extended beyond their lifetime and immediate family, for their great descendant, David, became the greatest of Israel’s kings, and his descendant in turn, Jesus the Messiah, became greater still.